need help for GPG 1.2.1 binary for REHL 5.8

Jean-David Beyer jeandavid8 at
Tue Aug 20 22:37:39 CEST 2013

On 08/20/2013 03:43 PM, Peter Lebbing wrote:
>> we are searching for binary for GPG 1.2.1 version for Red Hat Enterprise
>> Linux 5.8
> You're trying to install a version released in 2002 on an OS released in 2012.

True, but Red Hat support their major releases for 10 years, so implying
that the O.P.'s release is obsolete is a bit extreme. We are not talking
about Fedora releases now.

> I'm not surprised you can't find binaries! Why do you want to do this? 1.2.1 has
> known issues and should not be used these days. It's more than a decade old!
> I think your effort is much better spent on changing your workflow to use the
> latest 1.4 release. Again, why do you want to install 1.2.1?
> HTH,
> Peter.
I have CentOS 5.9. similar to RHEL5.9 that, as far as I know, is the
current release for RHEL5. I run RHEL 6 on my main machine.

The 5.9 has gnupg2-2.0.10-3.el5.1.i386 as its current release
and that requires the following libraries:


As Peter asks, "why do you want to install 1.2.1?"

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